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King, Garner tabbed for A.I.I. weekly honors

A.I.I. Female Athlete of the week - Kelly King A.I.I. Male Athlete of the Week - Rex Garner
Kelly King Rex Garner

For the second straight week, University of Houston-Victoria athletes have swept Association of Independent Institution weekly athlete honors for the week ending April 4, 2011.

UHV infielder Kelly King has been named the A.I.I. Female Athlete of the week, while Rex Garner has been tabbed as the A.I.I. Male Athlete of the Week.

King, a junior from Delta, British Columbia, Canada, finished the week hitting at a .462 clip going 6-for-13 at the plate with two RBI and two runs. She had a triple and a .615 slugging percentage as the Jaguars split series with Texas Southern and Houston Baptist.

Garner, a senior pitcher from Victoria, went 2-0 on the week with a 1.80 ERA in wins over the university of the Incarnate Word and UT-Brownsville. In two starts, he had one complete game and worked 10 innings allowing four runs on 13 hits and three walks, while striking out seven.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend and Harris counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.